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SOMERVILLE, N.J., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethicon, Inc., announced today that the CDC has reviewed clinical data from patients treated with BIOPATCHÂ® Protective Disk with CHG as part of its update to the 2002 guidelines for reducing risk of intravascular catheter-associated infections in the United States.
WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite significant advances made during the last several years, most Americans view the care delivered in America today as merely adequate - with 20 percent rating care as poor compared to only 8 percent who rated care as excellent.
Research by the University of Liverpool has found that systemic inflammation caused by sepsis can be suppressed by a protein which occurs naturally in a type of roundworm.
Increased hospital spending at high-cost hospitals does not appear to be associated with better short-term survival rates for patients with sepsis.
Use of the blood clot-inhibiting medication tifacogin does not appear to improve outcomes of patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia (sCAP).
Lung injury is a common cause of death among patients with pneumonia, sepsis or trauma and in those who have had lung transplants.
Researchers from Rhode Island Hospital have identified a protein that plays a dual role in the liver during sepsis.
Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have identified biomarkers of poor outcomes in preterm infants that may help identify new approaches to prevention.
Researchers have discovered that a drug used to treat dialysis catheter malfunction in kidney dialysis patients may now also help prevent both malfunction as well as infections.
13therapeutics, Inc. today announced that the company has received a new Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health, for $3.0 million.
Vibrio vulnificus is a species of Gram-negative, motile, curved, rod-shaped bacteria of the Vibrio Genus. Hollis et al. first reported it in 1976. It was given the name Beneckea vulnifica by Reichelt et al. in 1976 and in 1979 Vibrio vulnificus by Farmer. V. vulnificus is related to V. cholerae and is present in marine environments such as estuaries, brackish ponds, or coastal areas. It causes an infection often incurred after eating seafood, especially raw or undercooked oysters. It can...
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